Democratising blended finance for climate resilient agriculture | Climate Finance, India 2020
The climate finance solution developed by ALSiSAR Impact encompasses a workable blended finance model, as well as capacity building for agri-techs to conduct transparent impact measurement. In order to reduce relative transaction costs, such as those related to credit appraisal, several agri-tech SMEs will be pooled together. The choice of agri-tech enterprises and interventions shall be market-driven.
SEED Practitioner Labs Climate Finance in India engaged financial institutions, funders, intermediaries and other SME ecosystem stakeholders over a multi-step process to co-create innovative climate finance products and mechanisms that extend access to long-term financing opportunities for “missing middle” small and growing climate-smart enterprises that struggle to advance beyond the start-up stage and multiply their contributions to climate-smart and socially inclusive economies.